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ondar for 1900-1901, - 2 The Curriculum, 

The Board of Trustees, - -2 Announcement of Courses offer. - ft 

Officers of Instruction and Administration, - 3 Deportments of Music and Art, - 9 

ttion to the University of Chicago, - 4 Expenses, etc., - - - • - - I* 1 

Relation to Mt, Carroll Seminary, - - 4 Students, 12 

improved Facilities, Buildings, etc.. 4 Graduates of The Academy and of Mi. Cur- 
Admission, 4 roll Seminary, ... - 13-16 

i MAT, 1900 t 




—SEPT. io, 1901. 

June 10. 

June 11- 

J 11:1c 12. 

Sept. 11. 

Oct. 23. 

Nov. 29. 

Nov. 30. 

Dec. 1. 

Dec. 14-. 

Jan. 1- 
Jan. 24-. 

„ „v Convocation Bx^ctses. 

T,KS - . rem, of Autumn Q^tcr 

Tuesday First r««^ 

,,- niv a holiday, 

Thnrsdav THANKSCV.M. DAI , 


Tuesday. W«TM Vacation, wtk Session 
on Monday, December 10. 

Tuesday Session resumed, 8:00 a.m. 
Dav of Prayer for Schools and Colleges. 

Jan. 29. 

Feb. 22. 

Mar. 8-9 
Mar. 12. 
Mar. 22. 

April 30. 

June 7-8. 
June 9. 
June 10. 
June 11- 
Sept. 10. 

Tuesday Second Term of W,' nte 



Thursday's Birth • 

day, ' * **■ 

Quarterly Examinations. 
Tuesday First Term ot Spring Quarter &. 
4:00 p. m. Friday to April 2, 8:00 
Tuesday, Spring Vacation, with Set 
Monday, March 18. 

Tuesday Second Term of Sprin* Qu 
Quarterly Examinations. 
Sunday Baccalaureate Service. 
Monday Conservatory Concert. 
Tuesday Convocation Exercises. 
Fall Quarter Opens. 



Alonzo K. Parker, D. D., President. Thomas W. Goodspeed, D. D., Secrti 

Henry S. Metcalf, M. D., Vice-President. John M. Rixewalt, E?q., Treasurer. 

Term expires June 1900. 

Mrs. A. T. Duxshee. 
Lathan A. Crandall, 

Mrs. W, R. Hqstetter, 
Henry S. M etc au , 

Alva P. Win-cert, 
Frederick A. Smith, 

Henry A. Rust, 
Term expires June 1901. 

Alonzo K. Parker, 
Term expires June 1903. 

Frank J. Miller. 
John M. Rixkwalt, 

Joseph S. Mn 
Wm. P. McKbb, 

Thomas \Y. Goor 
Wm. R. Harp] 

•Joanna C.Claywbll. 


™ K ' K *****, Chairman 

Hexrv & Metcali-, Alonzo K. Farkbb 

The France* Shimer Aearfcar 


I PaRKI R McK . l>c*n . 

ioo The 
ic Student I 


Church, Minncapo); 

S5H«*er Aca«V . IS 

Habwh T GBBTSUD8 Bt I., Lady Pi 

itructor in Latin «nd Greek. 

Teacher In Blyri.i L879-86 L.1 1890; 

Cataloguer. OberHn I Library, 

joc^ : Teacher of Lai rlin CoUcce. 

l-.tent in .r.-i Classical 

Ibkt.. l»9o. In* IcalS 

i lean, to/cf., Spring | '7; Lady 

■ tractor in Latin and Creek. 

tFLOKXSCfl TtTRXBT, Instructor in SemiaiL 

rtoatc, Mt. Carroll Scminu l; Teacher, 

1994-6; Student, DniYcrslty of Chi 1897-8. 1899- 

i 900 ; France* Shinier Academy, 1 h96-. 

Carrie Sheldon Moore, A. B., Instructor in Science and 


. rnivcr Lady Principal 

iini: my, 1897-9; Prance* Shimer academy 1899-. 

Clara Dklu Bulbbrt, a. B-, Instructor in German 

<I English. 

<mt Hohere Tochterwrhnlc Gottinccn. 1S94; Dorr* 
.ottinjcen and University oi Lei psijE. 1894-5; A. B. 
Tenrity of Chicago, 1398. 

Mrs. Isabel Dearborn HaZZBN, Instructor in Vocal 


rat NewEnRlandCooaerratoryof Mn*ic; Pupil Mfflc. 
Edna Hall or Bo* ton . Director Mt. Carroll Conservatory 
of Music, 18* rauceaStalmcr Academy. 1306 and 

• Piano De- 


Ha Con^rratory of Maale. IMS Tr~h~ 

Maiikl Camp. Instructor in Art (Resigned). 
Graduate Art Institute. Ctueajra, 1$or. 

GRACE M. BaWDBK, Assistant in Art and China Point- 

"Oil Ifij Stolen- 

Ci : 894; To»t Cradaate worl in Fraaee« 

\l t, IS' . 

■aim. in Loi tss Burt. Assistant in Stei 

Aduate Iron . crsitv of Mtaac- 

•Ota. Oradaatc from the Minneapolis lfaaaOa 

Shorthand .-. 1 ^W; France* Shimer Acadctar. 3 997. 

crude Board, Assistant in Introductory Depart- 

.mce* Shimer Academy, i 

■at in Vocal Me 

Graduate studcr; 

Boston, I80S b Mi 1 "* Clara Hunger. 

Errx Heat troductory Dcpaxtn 

Creal Sprine* College, 1897. 

CKBRX, Assistant Cnlturc and Re- 


Clara Chaffbb, l ntiiiPiRao. 

. Koa*d, Matron. 

Dakikl Shbrbr, SaperinlendeiitofBBildEi 

i Absent on Seavr. 

, AC ***7 

The Cafe**" 

applies the table r«h vegetable.. Tne . 

„r tfM*** 1 ' ; t ^ lds on high ground and look, off over a Ia ^^ 

. .-, , * "*' , TO TBB .rfcd. The «>n, d,n K . East Ha... Ce,**** 

r ,,E tfti^ ,,„, i ^ ^ Hall, are suppl.ed with hard „o „ >ft * 

Zt wdl heated, and the comdon and poblic roo*. 
lighted by electricity. 

r///; NBrV BViLDm ru hall. 

This building was erected in 1 K99. On the S m ^ 
it has ai 'bit hall and three recitation roo,. 

These mav be thrown together and will seat about £», 
hundred people. The second floor fans dormitories for 
twenty papS" "»»■ n ward for thc sick and a large toi* 
room, including, bath. sink, and water doaets, all of tit 
ved pattern. 

The third floor. 70x50 feet, is entirely given up to a 

v. far fortv- three years ^ 

«# Mt- Carroll- ... f Academv to H.t 

°' T t rel-tion o, the *•"££'£ In t „e first p.ace 

Circrsitv of Chicago .. a do«« ^ !;ch ^^^ Cahatbenica. gymnastic, and basket haB 

u .filiated • c * dea ! y * ^ direct oversight of ^ room in .bnndance and good light, 
irork of rnstmcu j _^ fire of tbe fifteen T . je finish of the halls, chapel and floors is hard wood. 

the floors well oiled : thc ceilings are high and thc hah 
arc wide. Thc walls have sand finish, tinted. The 
rooms arc furnished with ingle white iron btd- 

a Ureases, pillows, chiffonier, washstand. look. 
ing-gla". chairs, table, shade, and toilet set. Every 
room has sunshine. The building steam heat 


r^wcoadpla«. 6TeoftlK 
^rjdw nthf 7X University. Amentias 

""~ m rSi t of the University. Dr. XV. R. 
■" rber " rf ,-rr Secretary. ««d Professor 

in . relation to the Wren*, so Matt as to ju 
STaaa*. it is an independent >°d seeks a 

constituency o? i:« own. 

T!nSh«KJ. it is bo,*d. «■ include .11 the 
friends of thc Mt. Carroll Seminary. Tbc new school 
rtcogniies tbc excellent work done in tbc past, and hope* 
to cany forward into the future all that :s best of tbc 
old. It will always hare a hearty welcome for Alumiuc, 
and old student* of the Seminary , aad it asks their coop- 
eration and support in tbc effort to perpetuate and ad- 
vance tbe best interests of their old school. 


The Academy is situated at Mt. Carroll, III., the 
cotraty-seat of Carroll county, one handred and twenty- 
eight miles west of Chicago on tbe Chicago, Milwaukee 
aad S*. Pan! Railroad, which by its Southwest and Pa- 
ctSc dm*o n ,. hrin K . tbe scboolinto direct comrnu: 
Ch.a R o, Omaha, Kansas City. Minnea 
tbese with an parts of the conn I 

Applicants for admission to the Academy arc examined 
in Arithmetic, English, History of thc United State*, and 
Geography. Graduates of approved high schools are 
excused from taking the examination for admission, 
student need hesitate about coming to thc Academy 
through fear of being excluded by thc entrance cxamina- 
Thc Introductory Year, described below, fur- 
nishes an opportunity to make up deficiencies. Students 
will be admitted to advanced classes on showing their 
qualifications to carry on thc work of these classes with 
success Written statements from former teachers are 



The Introductory Year has been provided because ex- 
perience has shown that, in man; ccs.high attain- 
ment in college preparation is made imj>ossible by tbe 
lack of a soKd foundation in elementary subjects, and 
because that kind of elementary i: on which is 
the." Properly introductory to a pn course is not 

Taerrotmd. consist of twenty.five i£ S ♦ ^ ^ """< m W fo,l ° 



The Franco Shinier Academy 

Crimrcri.VM DC I'm K tar • 





: UUi 

;-; Latin, 







: VVk. 



f *erman t 

■ II, 




> Algebra. 
': Hist 











per wk. 





K «iuti3itt 


Geo ii i 

La tin, 

biology t 
ry t 
German or 

Pnnhhzv 5 

La tin, 



German or Phytiotoqy R 
*ebra. i 

La tin, 






tory 9 

5 .4 Ixebra. 



o La 

o Biohgy. 

5 History* 


*ln A. B. cnrnraltun; Greek, two takes the place of one year of German and one of Science. In B. S. 

course a year of Science takes the place of a year of Germ 

XOTES ON CURRICULUM. -icago. it gives ample preparation for any cottcfe or 

L la the tnbi< the work which is uncondition- 

ally required for graduation from the Academy, (10V4 

in A. B. coarse S, B. course, ft* in P 

course) is printed in Roman type. A unit means one 
recitation daily for three quarters. To the units named 
above, enough must be added from other work Riven 

U) make 15 required for graduation in nil cases. See panted by Welkeley College Mt. Holyokc Beloit. 
also admission groups below, other institutions of h*h grade. 

2. Quarters and Terms. The year is divided into 6. Count designed for students making a speaaity 

three quarters o» twelve weeks each. Each quarter Music or Art. 


5. Academy Certificate, The Academy grants a eer- 
ie to students \rho have completer! x:> Major 
Course*, or 15 Units, The Academy Certificate a 

tndent without farther examination to the Uuirer- 
hicagO. The certificate privilege has also been 

divided into two terms o( six weeks each. For date 
calendar, p. 2. 

3. Classification of Courses. All courses of instntc- 
^Ten in the Academy arc classified as Majors and 

Minors. The Major colls for five hours of class-room 
work each week for twelve weeks, the Minor for five 
boars of class-room work each week for six week 
Major, therefore, requires sixty recitations, a Minor 

y. All courses continue mx weeks, but the - 
subject may be continued tbrongb two or more success- 
ive terms, cither as a Major or a Minor. 

4. Wbik the curricuium it based upon the entrance 
requirements of the several courses in the [Tttiversitjr Oi 

2 years. 
. 2 years. 

1 year. 

3 months. 
- 3 moothi. 

urnon English branches. 

French, German or Latin * 


Rhetoric and Composition - 



History of Mu 

Pupils of aattre v,„> may, at **"£££* 

Coascrratorv Director and the D*u , of the £*£*£ 

allowed to offer substitute, for tie ^"£*j££ 

tvork. Diplomas are granted pnpUs **""£££ 

K, in Mn«ic or Art. a, well a, to graduates fro- « 
Scholastic Department. 

The Calends 
„*nlBB College ' ' A .B.AOMIi -roup. 

umtI for admission n LHt . n . . . . . . . 

"*^££«* or cwcaoo. gs ■ . ■ . ■ . -.-.-.- ■ . :: 

' tia inserted for COB- Histo ry - " ' • 1 unit. 

the UiiiTersitT««w» of students to LOIK " PW . a. ADAf/SSJO.v G*OW>. 

**-rrr«ss*«---*ji as .•-■-■-•-'-■■■-• ■• i-* 

the Junior Colleges o« ^ ofJC exerC ise Mathe matics - - - 2V 2 unit. 

efvork upoavhkhth* state*** athe ^.^ . . , 

Academies of the University. &/fflce - - • 1 •• 

... That four years ot work in Germa n or French 3 units. 

The plan assumes: „ nfnin fifteen such units. H.ysics- - - 1 unit. 

fl high school or academy, conta.n fattee of ^^ 

2) That before entering the high school or the acad g B ADMISSION GROVl , 

ZX student has taken thorough courses .. the gg ....... j -* 

common branches. Mathematics 2^ units. 

in the amount, specified, are 1. Roman type. ItaUes Indicate ^^ j_ ., 

the sabject. for which other admission subjects may be sub- German or French ■ ■ 2 units. 

,t toted it being understood that the subjects Urns displaced Science - - - - - - - 2 

.ball be taken up immediately after admission to the college.. Science - 1 unit. 

The figure at the right of the name of the course designates the year of the curriculum to which it properly belongs. 
Thus (4) means the last year of the Academy. (3) the last but one. (2) the second year of the Academy, and (1) the first year. 

A Major course consists of five recitations a week for one quarter of twelve weeks ; a Minor course of five recitations a vreei 
for one term of sin weeks. All courses arc Majors unless otherwise specified. 

I LATIN. Cicero (3). In Catilinam IV. Oration for the Manil- 


Beginner's Course (1). Collar and Daniell's First Lat- Vergu - (*)• ^Eneid, Book II completed; Book III and 
in Book, Lessons 1-30. Book IV » 1 ~ 392 ' 

SAB (2). Gallic War, Book II. SPRING QUARTER. 

Cicero (3). In Catilinam I. II, III. Grammatical and Bsonoim's CooHSB (1). First Latin Book completed 
Vocabulary Study. Greenough's Second Year Latin, 15 pages. 

Vte W , R „eid Book I and Book II, 1-401. Scan- Csak m Vm ,, OM ., (2) . The Customs of thc Gauls 

sion. Review of verb forms. „„j n 

and Germans, Book VI. 11-24-; War with Ariovi 

winter quartek. I, 30-54. Uprising under Vercingetorix, Bk. VII. 

"hcixner .Course (1). First Book, lessons 31-60. "^ 

Cesar (2). The Two Expeditions to Britain, Books ^S (3) ' Archias - 0*»t»On for Marcellus. Selected 

Vergu. (4). -Eneid. Books V and VI. 

The Franco Shimer 


IUTUMNI PtWCH (8). Grammar ana Easy Pro*. 

.Anabasis, Book L B* QUARTER. 

o ,„»« and Castles" IndoethreOreek » !>• Grammar; Pro« compo- 

**?'*' ' ' ! Constantin. 

basis. Book I., chap. 9. to Book III. 


(2) Anabasis, continued to Book 

. hap. •*. 

Books IH and IV. 

K . s COWMK (2). \aabasis. continued to Book 
HoW«(3). ffiad, Books I. and U. 

3t«kf«adta« -nna the writing of C«l and Latin 
„ffl be . part of the work in ,U course, of I. and 



Elemestarv (2). Thomas' Grammar; Van 

Daell'8 Reader. 
IsxBKMBOUTa emu* (3). Schiller's Das Lied von der 

Glocke; Riehl's Burg Ncideck; Prose Composition. 
ADVANCED GermaX (4). 

F.I.EMHNTAKV GBKMAS (2). Thomas' Grammar; Storm's 

bcTHEKEDUW Gekuax (3). Frcytag's Aus dem Staat 
Fritderich dea GroaserJ ; Pros* Composition. 
Heyse's L'Arrabblatta. 
Advanced German (4-). 


Elementary 6mA» (2). Thoma." Omm-iar, Stono's 

l.TBunuuTE GBUUK (3). Schiller's Wilbelm Tell ; 
Prose Composition. 
HillenVs Hohcr ah die Kirchc. 

Advanced German (4). 


KCII (2). Grammar, or McroncVi 

Colombo.; a modern coined v. 



Physics (;s). Lessons and laboratory work. Measure- 
ments of length, tolutne and mass. Properties of 
solids. Hydrostatics, pneumatics andgeneraldyam- 


BIOLOGY (4-;. Lessons and laboratory work. 

Physiology (4). 

winter qtjartbr- 
PHYSICS (3). Lessons and labor? torj wort Factional 
electricity and heat. The laws of ebullition and fu- 
sion. Latent and specific heat. The dew point. 
Physiography (4-). The Earth's form and motions. 
The Air, its composition, height, pressure, tempera- 
ture, moisture and movements. The Sea. its great 
basins, depth, temperature. silliness and offices. 

Physiology (4). 

Biology (4). Lessons and laboratory work. Germina- 
tion of seeds. Structure and growth of stems. Mod- 
ifiedsteuw. The root. The leaf. 
Bhuoov (4). The Rower. The tat 
Flora! analysis. Botanical excursions. 

PHTS.C3 (3). Sound. Light, and Current EUctnCrtr. 
M, a sui 1 cn t ofwavcWl..«locU y o.-sonn < ,and 

Zn of bating strings, ^.ofr^a^ 

and curved mirror. Focal length of >e^ en 

Resistance of wires and battenes. Otansi- 

V5CW ' „v(« The Land. Continents and Wands. 

PHYSIOCSALH. (4). The of topo . 

Thereliefofthelandand the develop , 

^ica.form, C °^^ Ud- 
movements, waters and sculpture 


The Calendar 





A .- T rMS rv 


Greek Sistobv (1) totheclose of the Pei 0pon 



;EBRA (1) 

ial law 

integral exponent. *• thes fa. ~- 

tionand divis.on. ^A^of factoring. Com 
^^ SifiC3 ::^^ instant review and 

Medieval History (4), from the death of a u 

to the end of the Crusades. Thatcher n n i J?" 
Historical Essay. ' HP " l " 2 *3. 

History of THE UNITED States. 

mon factors anamu-M^ winter quarter. 

tcsts in °^T",^ tfoflSi axioms and postu- HigT()RY (Botsford) (1)> tQ the 

PwkeGbombtry (2). uc The position of a ™ of A l Cx . 

latcs-the basis of geometry. ^traieht lines, anflCr " 

point, line, and P^^^J and polygon of ROMAN History (1), from the founding of the city to 

a ^,es, triaBgics, *----«53j 2S5fc «* the tin,c of thc Graccbi - 

more than four sides. ^ Concurr ent lines. MbdWBVAL History (4), to the discovery of Anieri 

IXAilS *«— at Sight ' <,ai,y MoDBWI HlSTMV <*> fr ° m the disco ^ of America to 

the Thirty Years 1 War. Schwill, pp. l-u . 

and written exercises 


oa (1). Fractions. Development of the law of 
signs. Complex fractions. Equations and problems 
involving the unknown in fractions. Simultaneous 
equations of the first degree. Problems. Involution 
and evolution. Index laws. Theory of exponents. 
Constant reviews and daily test exercises in orig- 
inal work. 

Plank Geometry (2). Circles, chords, tangents, rela- 
tion of circles and angles, measurement of the angle, 
problems of construction. Ratio and proportion. 
Incommensurable magnitudes. Thc theory of limits 
and its application. Harmonic divisions of a line. 
Similar-polygons. Problemsofcomputation. Theor- 
ems at sight, daily and written exercises. 

History of the United States. 

spring quarter. 

Roman History (1) from the Gracchi to the death of 
Augustus. Careful study of a special topic. 

Modern History (4), From the Thirty Years' War to 
the present. General review of the subject. 

History of the United States. 



Outline 01- English Literature and Supplementary 

Reading. Study of Shakespeare's Macbeth (3). 
Blembntary BNOL18H (1). Studies in American Liter- 
spring quarter. nture and the English Language. 

Algebra (i). Radicals . Equalions iny Rhbtomc and Composition (2). 

oSraSe Q " r ratk eqUati ° DS - GcUCral the ° r y WINTER QUARTER. 

^ h lgh uations Prob]cm ^^ Burke's Speech, and Milton', .Minor Poen... 

?r^ 8h ^--ofthe UZTZ^: hU — -' Polish ft). 

"Tiewa and dai.v "est exercises! r °° tS - C ° Mtant 
Plxkb Geometry en & 

'^^■ofho^ogy R ?J"« ** — parison. 
**<>» of circles. vtL of! % P ° 1 ?* ™- Meuaur- 

Wrftte. ex'erc^s IemS - ThCOrCmS 


Rhetoric akd Compos.™* (2). 


"22 AS \ t Kkadixo (3 >- NJ of Macaulaj 

LMa„ on M.lton and Addison. 

KHET0BIC ™° Cos.Po.mox (2). 

The Frances Shoner 




: <m*tr v a t conduc: | be Moui 

Seminary for n at*, made for itself an en- 

viable reputation for the thoroughness und ani* 
t$ work. 
e work, as now done by the Academy, is rij 
graded and carried forward aj ticalty aa in other 

branches of study. The »\ item of daily lessons satisfac- 
torily nacd for many years, will be continued. 

The regular 



refill attest* 
ingt * tbenatof pedals^ 

The course in Harmon, i. baaed onBrorkk^ 
-Ur ra .Uukernpo^S;: 

T . . 

Ihenrat and most important taam*. 
buildin* i. the establishment •/ cSSt^tL" " 
<«« wfl, oecmpU^ U^bo^^^ 

W rocAL coubs* 

whu average musical a i„g . ^ ODd ' ie for to.,* 

dailt lessons and practicing three or four bours pr - ot.L C " 

com>te in three years, cd into six grade*. A de- "^^oca^tion and solfeggio; »g Bt aitf,. ""' 

tailed statement of the work covered in each grade may ,„.* . Foanb ' ; ™*».-Excms« faj vocalim* 

peered of pnpOs entering the regular course. Superior 
advantage*, however, are provided for those beginning 

Requirements lor graduation in the Piano Course in- 
dude the work of the above mentioned six grades, 
gether with Harmony, the Literary work required of all 
•rodents of Mask, and Art {see p. 5). the 
Mask, and the following ■ckci :emorixed: one con- 

certo; Mendelssohn G minor concert or equivalent; two 
Beethoven Sonatas; two Bach Fugues: two grouj>- 
smalter solos. 

For those who desire to continue in the school and 
car- .rork to a greater degree of attainment, two 

rses have been arranged requiring the following selec- 
tions memorized: 


Two^Cboptn Etudes. Two Bach Fugues. 

Three Beethoven Sonatas. Two groups of smaller 
solos. One concerto of the classical school. One con- 
certo of the modern school. 


Fotrr Chopin Etudes from - . One Bach Fan task. 

Chopin Sonata, or Beethoven Sonata, op. 110. Two 
groups of four solos each. Four concertos. 

A demonstrative recital given before the Conservatory 
P°pflsts required of each graduate in the advanced course. 
the programme aa Car as possible being memorized. 

For developing touch, phrasing and musical interpre- 
tation, the Sherwood method is used, combined with 
Masons Touch and Technique. 

F*h a«. Sixth Gra*s.-More dbScnh studies in 
phrasmgande.pressic « ^ uexihu^beJ 

-ut, ete at the same time building and mM?. 
u repertoire of Church, Concert, and Operatic Musk. 
:keme\ts Poacti 
A knowk be best songs of the modern German 

French and English composers; the awn noted song. 
from Schubert. Schumann and Franz. 
aa from the standard oratorios. 
Arias from the standard operas. 
Anthology of Italian songs of the seventeenth and 
eighteenth centuries. 

A knowledge of piano music, equal to the I 
second grade of the Piano Course. 

Harmony and Musical History. Required Litcrarv 
work (sec p. " 

t those satisfactorily completing the regular course 
and desiring to he more proficie n t, an advanced coarse 
has been arranged. 


The continuation of first coarse with more finish and 
breadth c 

Greater familiarity with the standard operas and ora- 

Bordogni's 3$ Vocalises Bks. I and II. 

Exercises, studies, and pieces of noted difficut; 

Pr o ficiency is sight singing. 

A knowledge of piano musk eqoal to third grade. 

The final examination will include the rendering of a 
recital programme memorized. 

The Calendar 




1. Tut it 

° lfrotn Iier quarter, or*/. 

,//>,;; Fee. The tuition fee for day-p Up i| a • 
er, or $7.60 for a term of six weeks. F ** 

,r tin 00. For more than fm».- ^j< 0r >e 

For more than four stud 

• P* otta * f'"" S Serdse in composition. 
Carnal from natnrc. Bxcn ^ J)eacIs , 

&«,*/ rear.-Cast draw,"* : of **« .„, 

per quarter lor each above four in addition to 

les . SlO.oo 

charge. This includes all charges except for books" 8 v ' 
pupil is taken for less than six weeks. For dav- p , ,° 
„ rmn uid crayon, re. »— ~ ta io„g Music and Art, see 4, below. For dav! ^ 

a "^^2ZX^^^ Msa ^^ rC< ^l akingBookkeepingwithregnJarstudiestheextrar 118 
stSfromnafaS various materials. Perspective ^ ^ ^ Bookkeeping, 8l £j> 

and anatomy. Modeling in clay. quarter. Stenography and Typewriting, with use ^ 

MM Fear -Drawing from the more difficult antique type . wr jter one hour daily, $20.00 per quarter. St 

caSat/^mHfc SjUl i« ^ O,ora and °' 1 ' rapby, Typewriting and Bookkeepmg $30.00 per qnar £ 

2. Matriculation. Every pupil who enters in any d c 
partment pays a matriculation fee of 50 cents. This/ 
is paid but once. 

3. Expenses for Boarding Pupils. Tuition, board rent 
of room, lights, fuel and washing (one dozen pieces) S70 
$75, $80 and $85 per quarter, according to room s*' 
lccted. Pupils who room alone, 15 percent additional 
The laundry must be plain. White skirts, embroidered 
underwear, and white dresses will be charged extra. For 
a terra of six weeks the charge is" one-half as much as for 
the quarter. No pupils arc taken for less than six weeks, 
Meals sent to rooms, extra, 

4. Expenses in Music and in Art. Private daily les- 
sous one quarter of an hour long, in Music from an as- 
sistant, $16 per quarter. Private daily lessons under 
the Principal of either Vocal or Instrumental Depart- 
ment, $32 per quarter. Harmony in class of four, two 
lessons per week, one hour each, $13.50 per quarter 
Use of piano one hour per day, $3.35 per quarter. Each 
additional hour, $2.50 per quarter. Painting in Oil, 
Water Colors, China Decorations, Pencil and Cravon 
Drawing, 25 cents per hour. For each hour above' 60 
hours per term of six weeks, 13 cents. 

5. Payment of Academy Bills. The bill for each quar- 
tet is to be paid on or before the first day of the quarter 
and a receipt card properly signed by the Dean must be 
obtained before the recitations are begun. 

in ♦L^?* Wh ° desirc to ,,el I D themselves by working 
asnn^T 1 ! a,Ubor Diriment should write as earlv 
Si eh A° thC Dean ' statin g h <>w >«ge a part of the 
the tZfl ty arC aWe t0 P^ ^ is ■* expected that 
quarter. ^"^ b * nn - v pupiI would exceed $25 V r 

from still-life and flowers and out-of-doors 

Fourth IV,r.-Painting of flowers, in the various 
ma terials and from nature; of the head and draped 
model, from life. 


Those who have completed the regular course, and de- 
sire to continue, are given a year of advanced work. 

The course consists of original studies from nature, in 
any material used in the school. These are expected to 
show tne pupil's idea of composition in form and color. 
They are to be landscape, portrait, full figure and still- 

A thesis on some art topic, approved by theinstructor, 
is written in the fall term. 

This course is expected to need three hours'instruction 
daily in the studio. 


China painting is offered as an elective to sucli pupils 
as desire it. 


New casts are being added to the studio from time to 
toe. The Academy has also a china kiln of the 
approved pattern. 




(Sec page 5.) 


Book k eep ingi Stenogranhv " , l/° r Ulstructio " i" 

The Frances Shimer Academy 

__, 11 

u*s ir amy m»j ,j „t the »• Scholarship, \ •choU™W 

"laitlc dt '■* tBltl0 " <»* 

$1.50 to 91 

studies and adraocem< 

ZkpowC ooroom. Applications for roor, i awarded I 

• room is engaged, and no room will be reserved unless a worth - ,„„„,, r , * c,lo, ° 

GENERAL J U.r/7- . 

the first ji the same i ^ arc „pS W ° uL° f tT** 1 U "•*• aBd 

At rhe of the sc ; ldeTJt „ do so to . \ "* , *** ^J*** ? «»Ne 

choose, with.- tbeDea. taeapptorn ^te-foar hour, oU^etU!^ " bW ^ * H ^ 

her parents, the coarse best adapt. her llCr , ; 6 Ansr uer /rwm r/.. T »• ^ w,re '"«""«> 

aims. Irregular courses^. .„|. * ^Z^Z\ """ 

Student, who do no: intend to ^ = £» **•« Per-*, 

go to college win, as a rale, be expected to follow the 6 Adraatmsa ofH l!Z?L~ 

regular coarse* of study, since these are as well adapted | t0wtl ar _ rrn ^ r J'!T m „ n '^\ Stadcnt » *»■ 

for general culture and training as for college ,. ear reh\t ^to o™ f "^'"'^ "^''"^ 

tion. Dcviati, he regalar coorae , j" Stud«4 JUS 

bemadebragreemr the Heon. ;»K». StadenU occupv,n K 80 , 

mationsp. the Ac, ^preparatory work as the oue thing demand^ r 3Tt?££ 

subjects are crcd.ted ti :OI1 to the The* 

S? ' . -? farther exum.aat.ou. Exar, « best and a W luting revolts of sehooM*«re d 

are ri^'h^f T ^"^ Thec "r« 5 -» from o*ociatioa with" teacher, oSSS^ 

are g,ren by the The.. .e term personal, 

grade and the ex.. « grade ll nal grade 7 BfrMnjs. Rooms ore 
wbjch is reported to parents a, A. B, C. D or B. Those kinds .,= irili ,„ ci ] with be 
woo ramD most take another examination v. can. wa.bstaud and window shade - for- 
« weeks. Those who receive E mast repeat the subject nbh sheer,, prOowotses. all feed efocfcr, fa. nap- 
to receive credit. Pupil, absent from examinations. kin* ami napkin-ring. 
without good , lkc private examinations 

work" 5 $1.00 compensation for the extra personal at tent io bcr physical condition. Parents 

a «> " re c * rn * st l. v requested to supply any information that 

• ku^*' Pmnb * on OJU * t °* obtained, when would assist is forming a just e of the papu's 

practicable m ad sar.. bseaces from church, from physical Deeds. Pare? :o formed of their 

phj8ical exercises, :: iv hours, as danghtci ical cond gnlarly as i 

well as from recitation. Students are expected to at- intellectual p stents and (i 

deyery exercise. Irre S ula: ; *r- j not scad 

"ted io. leads to the removal offender from the them food or confectionery. The food fernisbed by the 

5*f™ ,jr ' Ao * a,ces «t the beginning and at the end Academy ia wholesome and abundant. Frnit may be 

of the quarter involve more serious loss than at any fur desired. 

12 llaiIv chapel ser- 

The Calendar 

12. 4// fcns/ness communications should be a( 
totlic Dean. 

r «vd 

> the wan. 

13. Diplomas are granted pupils who compl cte ^ 
work either in the Scholastic Department or in Mnsic 1 
ireewyi"-*-;- Association. — - - Thci"^ 11- , Vrt 
SSSSS^ atth ^Sen» y shall he those ^ 4cfl(fcflJJ , ^ c „ /re C W*e for 1900. 

,0. «**»« org*™*™*- 

V. W.C.A. 

January 15. "Christian Architecture." 
son, D. D. 

Jennie G. Smith 
Grace Grattan 

literary Society. 

Franklin J , 

sun, "-• — - 

January 29, Concert, Piano and Vocal music. 
President February 12, "Witchcraft in Early New Engl, 
.. Crandall. D. D. 

land." l 

A. t_raiiuau. u- "' 
. A f February 24. -Tomorrow.- H. P. Jndson, LL. D..Uni 
- - P««dent vers - ty D f Chicago. 

"Our new— old history out of the Tombs." i ra jj 
. . President pricL . ph rj. 

"^istfaiion hours are from 2 to 4 on the day „ Thc Missiono f Culture.- Austen K.DeBlois.Ph.D. 

preceding the opening of each t-^'Sitte^oS ***** 19 ' " GrCek ^P 40 "'" ^^rated with stereopti- 
of opening. Pupils who register later than OjjeEOM ^ ^^ Lorado Tafti University of Chicago. 

„,,.:, :i <.««'« »^sn": ««, *. ■■«.« ««. . f b«*.- p™, w „. D . M ^ 

tock, University- of Chicago, 

Elizabeth L.Burt - 


In .itttncJaacc during the year 1809-1900. 

Ackcrman, Clara Louise 
Allison. Olive Emma 
Ames, Edna 
Asay, Bemicc 

Baldwin, Alice Estelle 
Bailey, Delana 
Bawden, Stephen 
Board, Gertrude 
Breaid, Jennie 
Burt, Elisabeth Louise 

Campbell, Mrs. R.J. 
Campbell, Jc 

Chambers, Ada Alice 

Chambers, Zoa M. 

Chaffee, Clara 

Cneesman, Lillie Mav 

Clay, Mr. 

Cole, Lcona Belle 

Corfu, Rachel Seymour Maud 

Cnsiitt, Sarah Pearl 

Cra "v. TheoCandis 

Deets, Ruth Agnes 
Deford, Catherine Lee 
Dodson, Bessie Winnifred 

Fekern. Rena 

Hvcrington, Gertrude Minerva 

Farmer, Mary Richmond 
Foster, Nellie 
Fleming, Blanche Geneva 
Fraser, Lute 
Frisbie, Florence 

Gibbs, Alice May 
Gilbert, Helen E. 
Gove, Frances Wood 
Grattan, Edna Grace 
Green, Olive 
Greenleaf, Mrs. Mary I. 
Grove, Grace 

Halderman. Mary Dell 
Hannis, Linnie 

Harnish, Lizzie 

The Frances Stumer Academy 

Hartman, Ida Mar 

Mai \ Blix&beth 
Beaton, I'tTa 

Hewitt, Helen Itnl 
»chaiillcr. Charles 
:man, Blanche 

Hnlman, K 

Bostetter, An^clinc Beth 

Ingram. M." 'izabeth 


Kc -» LoTina 

Ket hd 

Kinney, Mrs. Chas, 
Kir ihcl Claire 

Lau. Kicb. 
Lemoine, Elva 

Mailer. T .cna A. 
kr, Walter 
linen, Vera Marie 
. Mabel Ellen 
Mcrshon. Mabel 
Miles. Mr 
Miles. Nathaniel 

Minnie Maud 
Moll. Margu 
McClore, Mr J i. 
McKce, Howan! 
Mackaj, Sarah Darin* 
Nash. Gertrude Lucy 
Nvcum ;ton 

PWI rgarct 

Pnterbaogb. Je 

Reynolds. Grace Ll 
Renner, kex 

Schrciner, liffic 
Sfaafcr. Abbie Clara 
Smith. Edna Jane 

-h. Earl 

ih, Edna May 
Smith! Jt 

ace Annctc 
Wi Grace 


ndl, Amelia 

ieaee of papil* to o- • avoid the *<l\ erttoio* ua« which to made of catalog*. The folk 

i»eber«r«r-rcKntot durinr the rear: Illiaoto. Wisconsin. Iowa. Missouri. Kaasas. I»6taaa. Minnesota. Sovifc 


Cuss B2. 

•Mary V it- Carroll. 

Man." Allison Jenks. Bvanston, III. 
Anna Mary Bigger 2ft) muxf. 
Sophia Town, Morrison, 111. 


Harriet O'Neal. Lanark. 
Frankie Snow Lyman. Oak Park, III. 
Hannah Crouse Toml'mson, Chicago. 
Nancv Brainard WUli&tn&i 

•Mary Mason, 5332 Washington Ave. Chicago, 
'lather* Burney. Clear Lake. I 


Viola Blake Tr;icy. Chica^ 
Hattic Hollingshcad, Dakota. 
•Libbie Lunt Hall. St, Loo 

Class or 

Lou Foote LeUnd. Ottawa. I 
Clara McDearmon. 

L lass ov 1869. 

Jt. Carroll. 
- e Briggs Ducr, Denver. Colo. 
Dora Lambertson Nickell, Brownsville. » 

•Mary Hathawaj Corlxtt. 

Nellie' Charles. 


Winona Branch Sawyer, Lii 

Alio reed. Lynn, Mass. 

Priscilla Pollock Hell Deim 

Marv Smith. 

Marv WebT -ckford. 

Emrna Piper A *y Center, Ja. 

lieKiinl rn. 

Lillw mrMcA 

Minnie Swifl ad. Jaucsville, Wis. 

Laara Dennison DitKburt. Chicago 

Cuss or Ifi 

Emma Tomlinson Lovclaod. Dixon. HI. 
a Merit. Fairbnry. HI. 

tssoi 1878. 
Emma Pennybaker Comity. Ml. CarrolL 
•Lucina Benson b*\ 

ce, «Juii 

Vena Merit, Fa 

Cu s74 " 

tie Hoi- rxntcr. 

•Eva Hartman Shcum. 


Graduates of Mt. Carroll Seminary 

Jennie Ireland Hcilrnati. 

Sophronia Colcan Simpson. 

Carrie Pratt Mason, 272 Marshficld Av., Chicago, 

Class of 1875. 

Gertrude Brown Marrah, Cereal Springs. III. 

Virginia T")nx, Chicago. 

Julia Fitch. 

Jennie Gowcn, Chicago. 

"Laura Holland, Chicago. 

Martha Powell. Sutherland. la. 

Lillian Riley West, Rockford. 

•Emma Shedd Avery. 

Flora Keith Newton, Jerseyville. 
Lillian Seymour McAfVec. 
Mary Mooney. 

Class of 1876. 
Lizzie Cairns Trimble, Colfax, Wash. 
Martha Vernon, Ottawa, 111. 
•Mary DeWitt St. Johns. 
raise Dupuis, Savanna. 
' Vena Hurley. 

Alice Lichtv. Evring College, III. 
Blanch Strong, 410 57th St., Chicago. 
Clara White Robinson, Greenville, III. 
Ella Straight, Fairbury, III. 
Anna Roper Thuyer, Springfield, III. 
Viola Thomas Markley. 

Class of 1S77. 
May Button Squicr, Trempealeau, Wis. 
Helen Backer, Delphas. Kans. 
Fannie Ireland Hart. 
Sarah Mooney Palmer, Mt. Carroll. 
Clara White Robinson, Mt. Carroll. 
Ara Ingalla Morgan, 663 W. Adams St.. Chicago. 
Mary Spencer Wright, Adams. Mass. 
Sadie Hall Spencer, Morris, III. 
Nellie Wilder Ireland, Sublette, III. 
Nellie Shirk Rincwnlt, Mt. Carroll. 

Class of 1878. 
Libbie Barber Eostetter, Mt. Carroll. 
Vena Mackay Bcdc, Chad wick. 
Sarah Eostetter, Mt. Carroll. 
Ltane Irvine Stockwcll. Ml. Carroll. 
Jennie Cummings Lcc, Salt Lake Cil 
babel Jones, Davenport, la. 
Alice Green Hca/cT, Nashua, la. 

Class or 
Jennie Wishon Buchanan. 
Zilpha Kowe. 

Ella Thompson Davis, X. L aC 

Mary F. Jones Zens, Morris in ' ' 
Lizzie Rupplc. 
Lena Rupple. 

Ora Knowlton Ffynn, Fennemor* x v - 
Alma Chapman Parker. 43 Brra n 
Nellie Graham. J a ^^.Cl* 

Nancy Axtell, Mt. Aye, I ;i . 
Mrs. Anna Nyman, Mt. Carroll. 

Class op 1880. 
Delia Angle Woodworth. 569 lstSr p 

Idell Miles, Dcs Moines, la. 

Lydia Duell Enslow, Fairbury, \\\ 

Ella Thornton Whiting, Batavia, Hi 

Angie Benton. 

Abbie Pinkham Chadburn. 

•Clara Shirk Mackay, 

•Susie Shirk Strickler. 

Laura Coleman, Mt. Carroll. 

•Ada Melendy. 

Myrlic Stevens Bennett, Cresco, la. 

Helen Mackay. Mt. Carroll. 

Jennie Mackav Coleman, W r ilder. Minn. 

Susan Hostettcr Mackay, Mt. Carroll. 

Class of 1881. 
Elva Calkins Briggs, Madrid, la. 
Lillian Hamblen Garst, Chicago. 
Olive Place. 

Frankie Warner, Rockford. 
Anna Williamson. 
Etta Wood Gove, Richland. Mo. 

Class of 1882. 
Lillian Clcmmer, Lanark, III. 
C. W. Freleigh, Windham, Ohio. 
Grace G. Goss, Kingston, Wis. 
Ella B. Hammers. 
Carrie M. Howard. 

Frances 0. Middaugh, 726 15th St., Denver. 
Jessie Miles Stricklcr, Waynesboro, Pa- 
Marie Plattenbunr I^ighton, Los An^cle*. Ci 
Mary Van Vcclitou Pinckney, Chica;: 
Julia A. Wishon, Elizabeth. HI. 
Hattic Wiley Mann, Lincoln. Neb. 

Class oi 
Lillic Hall Bean, 

Ci L884. 

Mai_\ Calkins, Wyoming, lov 

•Joanna Clay well. M ill. 

th Clark Boyd, Gaston, 

The France* Shimcr Academy 


ellobbaSmytbe. H 
obaaoo, Lena. 



Ella Bean JUaaoo. MiJwankrt. W 
ace Coleman A.' :|. 

i Coleman V an AoaAar 

Madge Myer* Hmlop. 6619 Waah ago, 

Clara Ferguso 

iy Hull. Mary* rifle. Cat 

Sa.l ,< . 

E. Kin* - HI. 

a Wisbon BemdeH. Pea i 
Fannie Yatca /acofe, 3705 EHi» 

Carolctta Brtts/ooe*. Chk-a.. 

Margaret I srmaa, Terrr Haute, ! 

' Haldermaa HVM. Chat** 
Jeaaie HaD Miles. Mt- Can 
Mary B. Hofrr. Cbica, 3 W. 96lh - 

Jennie Hughes Borrf. 1 
Mary B. Licbty, Chicago. 
Emma J. Myer- IIL 

Margaret Powell. Chirac 
Roae Weinlander, Ml. Car: 

Clam or irv, 
Martha M. Brawn. Jol 
May Coleman Cokboz. 
Edna C. Eatabrooke. Milkdgeeille. IB. 

* Ferguson. Dnnniag. III.. Cook Co. In*- 
Mand Rider Woo*:. ra. [ti. 

Helen P. Feon. Comanche. lav 


WOO ilr.7r.irr 




Mary Brocks., 

1 '" BwataUML 

Paaak 53 Trefl 



-rrnethy <;*Jkn. De Land. Fa*. 

Harriet rofl. 



Cx-aaaor 19S 
LanaE.B. .rroaL 

France* R. Colcmaa, Mt. Carroll. 
Donahee. Mt. Carr 

tta Pfcxfier. Fair nV. 
bd Ucnardaoo Knapp. Rock* 

Sarah I. Bole, Preeport, Pa. 

Irene G. Chapman. Oketo. Ki 

Ataata Ih*saiag. Spokaac. Waak. 

# BcaaieT.Ftak. 

Roberta Forrest Cornet, Alb»* 

EHn Fourt. Waul a. 

Mary Hatch Kinder. Mc<rtfjt.r. U 

tee I Hal ton. 
Bertha Lev eynotds Iowa- 

in Jos*. C 

Mi II. 

Jcasae W. PottW. Chill- 
Jeaaie M .ha. 

Elizabeth Hoc- -jstnar 


.{car. Neb- 

Grace M. Bawdcn. M V\ Io , vll . 

W Booth Brewer, f a "°**' 
Genera Coel r., HI- 

Hallcu. rf °"" 

jnlia Ha***, Mnrphysboro, M- 
Grace Harvey, Mt. Carrol!. 

». Mianeapobs, Mian. 

Adele Ran-! 

Ethel Rhode*. Roaaoke, Va. 

•j ei „, Battle Creek. Mk 

•lie. Denver, ( 

'. Kansas City, Mo 

t Trout* - q]1 

Florence Tomer, Mi 

Minna Whrtnell Camnm (tact, Iowa. 

of the Academy 

Maude B. Wilaon. Grundy Center. Iowa. 

Class op 189 
Chloe Baker Sand* ,S. 9th St., st.j OI 

Mary Louise Baker, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
Myrtle Frances Ballard. Chenoa, 111. 
Ida Florence Bastian. Frecport. 111. 
Clara Fercnbcrg. Lincoln, Neb. 
Minnie Pourt Bettz, Siletz, Oregon. 
Mrs. Lvdia F. Frank. Livermore. Iowa. 
Grace K Harvey. Mt. Carroll. 
Mary D. Miles, Mt. Carroll. 
Mac Satinet Manning, Millidgville. III. 
Mary E. Tapscot Francisco. 

Lynne Waddell. Brandonville. W. Ya. 

Class of 1896. 
Louise Barker, Davenport. Iowa. 
Bessie Beaver. Mt. Carroll. 
Bessie D. Blamer. Independence. Iowa. 

Clara Pereilbarg, Lincoln. Neb. 
Theresa I'ourt. Waukon. 1 
Ainice Glass Bale. MAnson, Iowa. 
Lizzie J. Hollingcr. Mt. Carroll. 
Bessie Hutchinson, Lake City, Iowa. 


pkby. Savanna, HI. 

.-trade Board. Mt. Carroll. 
Xellie Foster. Mt. Carroll. 
Ednn Heald, XasJiM, la. 

ccs Maud S -g. Sedalia, Mo 


Mania II. Arnold. Gerard, Kan. 

Mary Pry, Cedarville, III. 
Mary D. Miles, Mt. Carroll. 
Looelrn Rogers, Mt. Carroll. 

Jennie Sanford, Amber, I a . 

Alice Sheldon, Osage, la. 
Edna Smith. Mt. Carroll. 
Etta Williams. Liberty. III. 

ienxeve Taylor, Taylorvillc, III. 


Jessie Marie Capperune, Bradford, III. 
Alice Mry Gibbs, Grecncastle. India 
Rosabel Glass, Seattle, Wash. 
Adeline Irvine Hostctter. ML. Carroll. 

W.Jordan, Wheeling, W. Va. 
Ethel Bertha Kenyon, Mt. Carroll. 
Mary Xourse, Downers. Grove. III. 
Edeth Weber. Tama. lov 

CEorurming Hill* anil Arrautiirs 

Have you remembered the School in your will? It has no resources 
except Mrs. Sbimer's estate and its income from pupils. Use this form (or 


. .doOua for tbt iwunm ee of the Academy, a* 
spoc&cd is the Act of Incorpo rat ion. Aod I hereby direct my executor (or exeraton) to pay $M warn 
to the Treasurer of $M Academy, takiof hb receipt therefor, with .mootbi 

after ay deceue. 


I ateo pn, tnni**! •** dersat to Txz Fkawcxs Sanaa Action o* In UwTxaarrt or 
Cnrtooootccrublotof kad with the butfdin** thereoo ataadi&t (here describe the pecmbee with 
tiactata aad particularity) to bo held tad potaeaaed by the aald Academy. its auc c c oa or a aad 
foevrer. foe the pvpoataaperiied b the Act of locorpoeitioo. 

Write the Dean concerning innnitW 

The Books of Account of this Institution are audited by Lybrand Ross 
Brothers & Montgomery, chartered public accountants of New York, Pitt* 

burgh, Philadelphia, Chicago.